It introduces the important innovations of the modernist avant garde reassesses theatrical techniques and provides examples of plays and performances from across europe and america there are also chapters on the modernist body and on interdisciplinary performance. Modernist and avant garde performance an introduction claire warden published by edinburgh university press the first introductory guide to the modernist theatrical avant garde includes case studies practical exercises at the end of each chapter an annotated bibliography and a glossary of performance terms. Offers an introduction to modernist avant garde performance this titles explains traditions and conventions of the modernist avant garde reassesses theatrical techniques and provides examples of plays and performances from across europe and america. Book review modernist and avant garde performance an introduction by claire warden sam haddow the scottish journal of performance claire wardens new book modernist avant garde performance an introduction provides a healthy reminder that one should never judge a book by its cover or its blurb or its format. This textbook introduces the reader to modernist avant garde theatre it clearly explains the key terms as well as the major movements including expressionism dadaism futurism workers theatres constructivism and the living newspaper and mass performance using a case study approach
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